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CNN journalist fired for Nazi salute on Twitter

The American TV channel CNN announced the dismissal of political commentator Jeffrey Lord for tweeting Nazi greeting «Sieg Heil!»

In response Lord, whose contract expires at the end of this year, said he did not want to offend anyone and did not share Nazi ideology. According to him, on the contrary, it was a greeting he used in mockery of the Nazis.

The journalist said he respects the opinion of the management of CNN, although we do not agree with the decision.

Note that in recent years the management of CNN is closely monitoring the activity of their employees on social networks. The dismissal of the Lord – not the first case when a journalist of this TV channel loses his job because publications on the Internet which seem to be unacceptable to the heads of CNN.

CNN journalist fired for Nazi salute on Twitter 11.08.2017

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